"...big soul stuff..." - Uncut
Blair Jollands returns with free track ‘My Way Home’ taken from his third, yet to be named album, due for release this Summer via glowb Records. The album is inspired by his travels across the world, drawing upon various cultural inspirations as he pushes onward from his previous two critically acclaimed albums Hotel and Violent Love, released via Boy George’s label, More Protein. They were
described as "epic and elegant" and "big soul stuff" by Uncut and "Classy" by Tim Jonze at NME.
The video for 'My Way Home' premiered on Gigwise, but you can watch it on Blair's YouTube channel.
You can stream and download the track for free from Blair's BandCamp page.
'My Way Home' is an honest and humbling track with haunting melodies of far away memories. 'Carve it Up', the first track to be released to radio, is a far more orthodox affair – with a familiar feel, yet still bright and fresh with strong hooks and warmth, it embraces the essence of Summer and sun, just in time for the Festival season.
Jollands is also an accomplished composer for film, producing several sound tracks that have collected Emmy nominations and accolades, including Pride, Wild Bill, Bleak House, A Touch of Cloth and the award winning Shackleton (to name but a few). Having been compared to artists such as Nick Cave, Scott Walker, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Rufus Wainwright, Blair has found his own true voice with this new album which has been some time in the making.
Blair has already wowed audiences at The Great Escape, and if you missed him you can catch his next show at The Camden Crawl, Saturday 21st June.
'My Way Home' is available as a free download now via Blair’s BandCamp page, with single Carve It Up due for release on 30th June 2014.